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Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill – Wikipedia

  The Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill (often called the “Kill the Gays bill” in the media due to the originally proposed death penalty clauses)[1][2][3][4] was passed by the Parliament of Uganda on 20 December 2013 with the death penalty proposal dropped in favour of life in prison. The bill must be signed by the President of […]

Surveillance Video Released in Mysterious Death of Kendrick Johnson – ABC News

A judge on Wednesday ordered that the recordings be released. The parents of Kendrick Johnson, 17, are urging that a new investigation be launched because they believe foul play was involved.Johnsons death inside Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Ga., in January was ruled an accident by both the original coroners report and a state police […]

We killed Griquatown family – AWB member – Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

She said she also gave an affidavit to the police in Middleburg, where she is currently incarcerated while awaiting trial for possession of explosives and ammunition. She will appear in the Carolina Magistrate’s Court on November 28 on these charges.She said she was transferred to Kimberley so that she could meet the accused’s defence team.She […]

Mexican women forced into sex 25 times a day – Times LIVE

Mexican women forced into sex 25 times a day – Times LIVE. The investigation was among several aimed at “blockading the repugnant sex trafficking corridor” used to exploit victims from Tenancingo, Mexico, said James Hayes, head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in New York. Tenancingo, an impoverished town in Tlaxcala state, has long been a […]

Houston Police Cleared of Wrongdoing in Hundreds of Shootings | Democracy Now!

A new investigative report is raising questions about accountability for alleged abuses and unlawful shootings by the Houston police. According to the Texas Observer, investigators have ruled that Houston officers were justified every single time in 550 incidents involving the shooting of a citizen or animal between 2007 and 2012. One of the slain victims […]

Fourth World Radyo: African Economics: Capitalism, Socialism or Something Else? 08.03.2013 | APNS Public Radyo

Summary:  TheAngryindian speaks with Twitter comrade SelfMade_G22 about the issue of African economic independence across the entire Afro-Diaspora. The discussion looks at capitalism, its paradigms, its faults and how Africans at home and ALA’s Africans Living Abroad must learn the rules of the game for the sake of community survival. This is an excellent dispatch […]

‘Trayvon Martin could have been me,’ Obama tells press corps | Toronto Star

WASHINGTON—You can be black. You can be candid about the pain of race in America. You can be the president of the United States. But if you’re Barack Obama, combining each of those conditions at the same time has been the electrified third rail of his historic presidency. America’s first ever African-American leader built two […]

CBC Chair Criticizes President’s Lack of Cabinet Diversity

Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman Rep. Marcia Fudge D-Ohio said President Barack Obama’s choices for his second-term the lack diversity among the new appointees.In a letter sent to Obama earlier this month, Fudge accused the President of betraying the African-American community that supports him. Of the President’s new appointments, including new secretaries of state and defense, […]

L.A. Woman Dies After Arrest That Included Kick in Groin – Truthdig

A South Los Angeles woman who had dropped her two children off at a police station later died after an encounter with officers in which one of them kicked her in the groin. Alesia Thomas, a drug addict who feared she could not care for her children, reportedly resisted when officers moved to arrest her. […]

FBI Investigates Injustices in Livingston, Tx

LIVINGSTON-It was only T’Challa Washington’s second offense. He was convicted of a crime and sent back to prison for the second time in his life. The crime he was convicted of committing was a drug charge involving less than four grams of cocaine. For this offense he was sentenced to 78 years in prison. Yes, […]

“The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” [Paperback] By Michelle Alexander | t r u t h o u t | Members

Publisher’s Weekly bestowed a starred review on “The New Jim Crow”: “Contrary to the rosy picture of race embodied in Barack Obama’s political success and Oprah Winfrey’s financial success, legal scholar Alexander argues vigorously and persuasively that we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it. Jim Crow and legal racial […]

Dr. David J. Leonard: A Lynching Happens Every 40 Hours

Throughout the early part of the twentieth century, African-American activists fought to thwart the systemic scourge of lynching. Faced with a silent and complicit populace, particularly the media and political establishment, African Americans forced the nation to bare witness to the depravity of American racism. Between 1882 and 1968, close to 5,000 lynchings (73% of […]

Saginaw councilman calls for federal investigation of officer-involved shooting : News : miNBCnews.com

Anger at tonight ‘s meeting was driven by media reports that Hall was shot by police 46 times and that police microphones and cameras didn’t work the night of the incident. Saginaw Police and Michigan State Police have refused NBC25 requests for comment pending the outcome of the investigation, which is standard procedure in officer-involved […]

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Why Has Black Media Ignored the Sexuality of FAMU Hazing Victim Robert Champion? – News & Views – EBONY

Pop quiz: Who was James Craig Anderson?If the name sounds vaguely familiar, let’s refresh your memory. Anderson was the 48-year-old Black man who was beaten and robbed by a group of racist, white Mississippi teenagers in June 2011. And the coup de grâce: Anderson was deliberately run down by one teen—shouting the n-word and “white […]

As Grand Jury Clears White Plains Police in Kenneth Chamberlain’s Death, New Tape Shows Fatal Raid

The Westchester District Attorney says no police officers will be charged in the fatal shooting of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. after a grand jury declined to indict any of the officers involved. Chamberlain, a 68-year-old African American and former Marine, was shot dead in his own home in White Plains, New York, after he mistakenly set […]

BBC News – Forty years in solitary confinement and counting

BBC News – Forty years in solitary confinement and counting.

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